Overview

THE LAKE PLACID BOBSLED EXPERIENCE IS CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER SEASON. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU BACK THIS WINTER.

Cruise down the track like the world-renowned athletes do. Reach speeds of up to 55 miles per hour. Zoom around sharp turns on the over a half-mile-long bobsled track. the Lake Bobsled Experience at the Olympic Sports Complex is a can’t-miss experience for adrenaline-seekers searching for a thrilling ride unlike any other!

Your experience also includes:

  • Bobsled lapel pin
  • Commemorative team photo
  • Gift from Mt. Van Hoevenberg

Schedule

THE LAKE PLACID BOBSLED EXPERIENCE IS CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER SEASON. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU BACK THIS WINTER.

Event and training days may affect the times that the Bobsled Experience is available, so we do recommend making a reservation in advance by calling (518) 523-2811 or emailing oscreservations@orda.org. All sliding is track and weather conditions permitting. 

Tickets

Please review the Rider Requirements on the Before You Arrive tab before booking this activity.

Ticket TypeAgesPrice
Single Ride (up to 2 Passengers)9+$250
Single Ride - Military Rate (up to 2 Passengers)9+ (valid military ID required)$225
Add a 3rd Passenger13+$100

Adult: Ages 20+ | Teen: Ages 13-19 | Junior: Ages 7-12 | Military discounts available with valid I.D.

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Before You Arrive

Face Covering Requirements

Be sure to visit our Health & Safety Information page via the link below in advance of your visit for face-covering requirements.

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Ride Requirements

  • First and Second Passengers must be at least 9 years old and 52 inches tall.
  • Third Passengers must be at least 13 years old and 52 inches tall.
  • The maximum weight per passenger is 300 lbs.
  • The Lake Placid Bobsled Experience is not recommended for individuals with neck and back problems, heart conditions, who have had recent surgery, or who are pregnant.

An electronically signed Assumption of Risk form is required prior to your ride. Save time and fill out ahead of time here (note you will be presented the Assumption of Risk prior to checkout if purchasing online).


For Online Reservations

Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early at the Mountain Pass Lodge to check-in for the Bobsled Experience. Your start time will be within the one-hour time block you selected at the time of purchase. You’ll need your print@home ticket(s) either printed or on your mobile device for scanning at check-in.


In Case of Inclement Weather

Bobsled Experience availability is weather-dependent. Even with advanced reservations, please check the Activities & Events calendar to confirm there are no closures due to inclement weather. You may also call Mt. Van Hoevenberg at (518) 523-2811 on the day of your visit to confirm that there are no session cancellations in the case that there is inclement weather forecasted.

If the session you have booked is canceled due to inclement weather, our staff will make every effort to reschedule your reservation (or provide a refund if we are unable to reschedule).